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The 2030 Project Team

The 2030 Project Team was formed in April, 2023.

We are unpaid volunteers who believe passionately that Georgia deserves state representatives who dedicate themselves to making Georgia a better place to live.  

Andrew Ferguson - Executive Director

Andrew is an editor for the largest investigations company in the country. He ran for US Congress in Georgia, District 10 in 2020 and State Senate, District 46 in 2022. Andrew served as the Vice Chair of Candidate Development for the Athens-Clarke County Democrats in 2021. He has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a specialization in Local Government.

Eric Gisler - Treasurer

Eric is a group prodect manager with an early stage startup and has over 20 years of experience in financial services and insurance technology.  He is the former chair & current treasurer of the Oconee County Democratic Committee, the current DPG Party member for Oconee, and for Board of Commissioners Chairman in 2020.

Harold Thompson - Events Director

Harold is a retired District Manager from AT&T. His 35 year career spanned various responsibilities in Finance, Wholesale Sales, Product Management, Network Operations and State & Federal Regulatory Management. He is the past Treasurer and current First Vice-Chair of the Oconee County Democratic Committee.

Teresa Thompson - Secretary

Terry is retired, after 15 years as a high school math teacher and 23 years as a Business Manager at AT&T. Currently, Terry serves as the Secretary of the 2030 Project and the Oconee County Democratic Committee. Her goal is to be actively engaged in flipping Georgia blue to protect the rights of all Georgians and preserve democracy.

Don Steindl - Project Manager

Don is retired from nearly 50 years in the veterinary vaccine field. While starting in cell and virus production, he transitioned to project team meeting facilitations and project management for the last 15 years.  Projects have included enterprise software, facility construction and biological research and development. Don has a BS in Microbiology and an MBA in management.

Caitlyn Gegen - Program Director


Andrew Heaton - Political Outreach Director

Andrew has an extensive history with client and customer relations. He is an experienced presenter and team-leader. Andrew's specialties include sales, client management, contracts, business development, legal research, marketing, event management, and social media. He is a Member in Good Standing, State Bar of Georgia.

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